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JCB DIESELMAX Gets Ready To Set A New Land-Speed Record - VIDEO ENHANCED STORY

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EDITOR'S NOTE: I was fortunate to be in Black Rock, NV on September 25, 1997, and video tape Andy Green's successful runs in Richard Noble's ThrustSSC car as he drove into history. The Auto Channel was the only Internet entity on-location and the only website to present video of the two runs* (meanwhile, PEEDVISION was on the other side of Black Rock twiddling their twaddles waiting for the late and great Craig Breedlove to get the Spirit of America rolling - Peedvision never could get our concept right). The ThrustSSC runs were a great spectacle; being there was like stepping into a movie.
Marc J. Rauch, EVP/Co-Publisher

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BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS - August 17, 2006: RAF fighter pilot Andy Green is back, trying for another history-making land speed record; this time with a diesel-powered vehicle, and this time at Bonneville.

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Andy Green in the JCB DIESELMAX

The following video clips will will you up-to-date on what happening with the JCB DIESELMAX Team.

CLICK HEREhref> to watch the April 2006 JCB announcement about their attempt to try and establish a new land speed record.

CLICK HERE to watch the JCB Dieselmax reach over 200 miles per hour during test runs in the UK (July 28, 2006)

CLICK HERE to see how the JCB DIESELMAX team prepares the streamliner at Wendover airfield for its first official run on the Bonneville Salt Flats. (August 15, 2006)

CLICK HERE to watch an exclusive interview from Bonneville, as Dr. Tim Leverton explains what it's like to bring the JCB DIESELMAX to Bonneville and the enthusiastic welcome the team has received. (August 16, 2006)

* CLICK HEREhref> to read The Auto Channel's September 25, 1997 story about the ThrustSSC history making land-speed record.